Now is your chance to tell the CDE what you think. Complete this survey and tell the CDE how you want college and career readiness incorporated into your API.
CCSA is hosting a webinar to provide charter staff with this rare opportunity to get their questions answered directly by the people who developed and created the AGT reports for LAUSD and ZOOM! charters.
Question: What is a "PI" school? What do PI schools have to do with Title I?
Based on the latest release of CCSA's 2012-13 Academic Accountability Report Cards, we are seeing reasons for optimism regarding trends in charter school performance. Read more about the trends in our upcoming Portrait of the Movement.
CCSA's Academic Accountability Report Cards are updated with 2012 data and live. Click through to access the 2012 report cards and a sortable Excel spreadsheet listing all charter school results statewide.
The period to correct information on the Academic Accountability Report Cards is fast closing. Please submit corrections by January 4.
Question: How does the State set a charter school's new Academic Performance Index (API) Growth target for the new school year?
SCUSD lauded four charters schools for their academic gains at their December 6 Board of Trustees meeting.
For SDUSD authorized charters that are having data issues with Free and Reduced Price Lunch figures reported to CDE, the district will be holding a meeting at O'Farrell Community School on November 2, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. - Noon.
Have questions about how to the complete the forms? Here's your opportunity to get help!
Question: I have four experienced teachers with multiple subject teaching credentials teaching single-subject courses at the middle school level. How can I get them "highly qualified" under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB)?
Here is your opportunity to preview what the future of STAR computer-based testing (CBT) in California schools might look like... but *without* scores being used for accountability purposes.
Get the details on the fix rolled out recently by DataDirector.
Find individual school results; disaggregated reports comparing charter and traditional public school results by region, county and district; an interactive map that shows all charter and traditional public schools; and more.
An important message about an issue with assessment of default performance bands.
RAPSA (Reaching At-Promise Students Association) is sponsoring a free webinar about a statistical growth model called value-added analysis.
CCSA emailed members last Thursday, December 15, with details of the Association's call for the non-renewal of ten charter schools from across California that are below CCSA's Minimum Criteria for Renewal. If you missed that email, or if you'd like additional information, take advantage of these online resources.
Schools have had the opportunity to review their results on CCSA's Minimum Criteria for Renewal via the Academic Accountability Report Cards since mid-October. After the data corrections period, CCSA will make public the results for all schools, identifying those that are below the Minimum Criteria for Renewal, and calling for the non-renewal of schools in renewal below that criteria.
This webcast will provide additional background information about Pre-ID for the 2012 administration of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.
Question: Under NCLB a school either makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) or it does not. What are the components of this measure?
As schools prepare to adopt the Common Core Standards in the coming years, many are already asking if they can align their exams housed in DataDirector to those standards.
Your Report Card tells you your school's results on CCSA's Minimum Criteria for Renewal - a threshold of minimum academic performance.
These reports show results for schools on critical accountability metrics, including how schools fare on CCSA's minimum criteria for renewal and State Board of Education revocation regulations.
This year, more than a dozen California charters are eligible to apply for the California Distinguished School Program, which honors some of California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools.
Last week, one of our local charters, KIPP Bridge, was featured in CCSA's report "Chartering and Choice as an Achievement Gap Closing Reform: The Success of California Charter Schools in Promoting African American Achievement", which details the performance and enrollment trends of African American students in California's public schools, including charter schools.
Last week, one of our local charters, PS7, was the venue for our statewide public release of the much anticipated "Chartering and Choice as an Achievement Gap Closing Reform: The Success of California Charter Schools in Promoting African American Achievement" report, which details the performance and enrollment trends of African American students in California's public schools, including charter schools.
Do you have questions about the research behind the Similar Students Measure (SSM) or the CCSA Accountability Framework? This is your opportunity to connect with the CCSA Accountability Team and ask those detailed questions.
CCSA releases Chartering and Choice as an Achievement Gap-Closing Reform report, which details the performance and enrollment trends of African American students in both charter public and traditional public schools. The report shows that charter schools serving African American students more effectively.
Correct your school's data errors today to ensure accurate API and AYP calculations!
Today, President Obama outlined a new federal waiver process to allow states flexibility from some of NCLB's sanctions if they meet several conditions.
Attend a webinar to learn about three survey resources for our member schools to survey students, parents and staff - and get at measures that are often hard for schools to quantify.
Aspire Public Schools is launching a brand new, free tool for Data Heroes in schools across California.
Question: As a charter school, I understand that we have to create an annual School Accountability Report Card (SARC), but not necessarily comply with the specific content requirements contained in the Education Code. Which sections of the SARC are required and which are optional for charter schools?
Question: When are the annual School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) due, and who is responsible for preparing and posting them: the district or charter school?